AGO PRESS RELEASES
July 15, 2015
Domonique Scott pled guilty on July 2, 2015, in Fulton County Superior Court to one count of Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A. § 16-9-1) and three counts of False Statements and Writings (O.C.G.A. § 16-10-20) for falsifying an application to provide tutoring to low income children.
June 29, 2015
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has been elected Chair of the Southern Region of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) for the second time in three years. The Southern Region includes the following 13 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia,...
May 26, 2015
Today the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s injunction against the Obama Administration’s executive action granting legal status to undocumented immigrants. Attorney General Sam Olens issued the following statement:
May 06, 2015
SB 148 Incorporating the Office of Consumer Protection into the Office of the Attorney General Signed into Law
April 25, 2015
Attorney General Sam Olens announced on April 23, 2015, that the state of Georgia has reached a civil settlement agreement with Grady Health System (Grady). Grady has agreed to pay $2,950,000 to settle claims that it inaccurately coded claims for neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) patients, resulting in alleged damages...
April 15, 2015
On April 16, 2015, Attorney General Sam Olens announced that Georgia has reached an agreement with Doraville doctor Zheng Xiang Wang and the Wang Eye Clinic, P.C., to settle allegations that Dr. Wang billed Georgia Medicaid for medically unnecessary ophthalmology procedures. In settlement of the allegations, Dr. Wang paid $790,000 to...